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ABC
Jan 7, 2013 3:00am PST
. >>> an intruder who broke into a home near atlanta ended up in the hospital after coming face to face with a very protective mom. the woman heard the man come inside and start rummaging around her house. she grabbed her 9-year-old twins and her gun and hid in a crawlspace in the attic. when the man opened the door she opened fire. >> my wife is a hero. she protected her kids. she did what she was supposed to do as a responsible, prepared gun owner. >> the perpetrator opens that door -- of course, at that time, he is staring at her. her two children and a 38 revolver. >> she fired off all six rounds. shooting paul slater five times in the face and neck. police say he tried to escape in his truck but crashed up the road. the woman and her kids were not hurt. >>> switching gears now, to sports, and washington redskins quarterback, robert griffin iii, ended his stellar rookie season pretty painfully. in his first ever playoff appearance, griffin reinjured his ailing right knee in the fourth quarter against the seattle seahawks. while trying to scoop a bad snap, griffin went down, wit
ABC
Jan 31, 2013 2:35am EST
a calmer day. that severe weather is moving up the east coast with powerful wind from atlanta to boston. we also have heavy rain in d.c., new jersey, and new york. more than a foot of lake-effect snow around western pennsylvania, upstate new york and michigan. rain and mountain snow in the northwest. 50s from seattle to portland. 15 below zero in fargo. single digits. indianapolis, omaha. 50s and falling in the northeast. >> very different day here than yesterday. for sure. >> yes. another from the, "we wouldn't show it to you if it didn't go in" file. talking basketball here. the high school variety. >> came right at the end of the first half on tuesday. a game between two team from rhode island, here we go. waiting for it. wait for it here. did we see it? yeah, that was senior ben gerard, merville high school, the captain, leading scorer, player of the game. see it again. there, missed it the first time. >> that may be luck. you don't practice that shot, right. that may not be skill. luck. >> everybody in their backyard hoop, school, practices the half court hoop. >> that wasn'
ABC
Jan 11, 2013 2:35am EST
visiting denver. then the packers face san francisco. and on sunday, it's seattle at atlanta, followed by the texans taking on new england. a lot going on. >> who are the giants playing? >> doesn't really matter. the giants will be victorious. >> rub it in, willis. got two giants' fans right here. next year, next year. >>> here's your friday forecast. mountain snow in the cascades. heavy snow from salt lake city to jackson, wyoming. freezing rain in the twin cities and duluth. thunderstorms across the south. showers from knoxville to the eastern seaboard. >> forts in the northeast. 50s from the middle of the country. 30s from seattle to boise. >>> passengers taking off from australia were caught up in what looked like a hollywood movie, but this was actually all too real. >> that's right. a few minutes into a flight yesterday morning, passengers, get this, notice a huge snake dangling from the wing of the plane. and it turned out to be a ten-foot long scrub python, the longest species of snake in australia. >> the snake managed to hang on for the entire flight, but it . >> how did it g
ABC
Jan 3, 2013 2:35am EST
. and lake-effect snow from erie, pennsylvania to grand rapids. >> upper 40s from atlanta to dallas. 80 in miami. just 20s from boise to salt lake city. >>> all right. do you want to get your caffeine fix and help the environment at the same time? no. but if you want to, you're in luck. >> starting today, starbucks is rolling out its reusable plastic cup. it will cost you $1 and you can get ten cents off each cup of coffee when you use it. hopes are not too high for it. a few years ago, starbucks said they wanted to serve a quarter of their drinks in these things. that goal has been reduced to 5%. every little bit helps. >> i'm just thinking how to keep it sanitary. >> go home, put it in the dishwasher. >> and then you have to carry it or what have you? >> they wash it for you when you get there. they do. thank you, suzanne, for that little tip. put you at ease? >> i'm at ease. it's going to be a great year. a phobia free, germ free year. >>> coming up, how two 5-year-old girls had the where withal to stave their mom's life. >>> but first, pop stars and paparazzi. a photographer's pursu
ABC
Jan 25, 2013 2:35am EST
northeast. freezing rain from nashville to atlanta. rain from l.a. to phoenix. rain and mountain snow in the pacific northwest. >> 40s in the northwest. 2 below zero in fargo. 20s from chicago into the northeast. >>> it was a hollywood ending to a small dog's ordeal. ironically enough in l.a. rescuers set up an elaborate zip line system to get a small dog from an island in l.a.'s macarthur park back to land. >> they don't know how it got there or who owns the dog, because it doesn't have a microchip and the team said they wanted to keep the dog out of the water because it was shivering in the rain. it will be put up for adoption if the owner doesn't come forward. cute little dog. >> lucky pup. >> that's why those microchips are so important. >>> coming up later, the fairy tale that is a scary tale coming up in "insomniac theater." >> and banning welfare recipients from playing the lottery? whose idea is this and why? you're watching "world news now." have given way to sleeping. tossing and turning where sleepless nights yield to restful sleep. and lunesta®(eszopiclone) can help you get
ABC
Jan 30, 2013 2:35am EST
overcome. steve osunsami, abc news, atlanta. >> we really want to see your team spirit before sunday's super bowl. so send us pictures displaying your team pride. >> that's right. show some creativity and you know what? maybe a little cleavage as you wear your favorite football garb. it's cool. it's good. >> i love this show. you'll kind the e-mail and twitter information on our fan page. get a little crazy, folks. >> they can show some cleaves. why keep it clean for the super bowl? >> this is a dirty, nasty show. so show us what you're working with. don't be scared. just go ahead and do it. i do love that last story because of the human kindness involved and it crosses racial boundaries. very cool stuff. we'll be back with more right after this. don't go far. yield to restful sleep. s nights and lunesta®(eszopiclone) can help you get there. like it has for so many people before. when taking lunesta, don't drive or operate machinery until you feel fully awake. walking, eating, driving, or engaging in other activities while asleep, without remembering it the next day, have bee
ABC
Jan 21, 2013 3:00am PST
nfc, the 49ers overcame a 17-0 deficit against the dirty birds of atlanta. they finally locked it up for good in the fourth quarter when quarterback colin kaepernick found frank gore who rushed into the end zone. final score, 28-24. quite a game. >> in the afc, baltimore ravens quarterback joe flacco threw three touchdowns in the second half. the final blow was when the ravens' carey williams picked off tom brady in the end zone. it was the patriot's first-ever playoff championship loss at home. the final score, 28-13, ravens. >> and the super bowl in new orleans. one of our favorite cities in two weeks. it's crazy. you have the brother versus brother dynamic. and then ray lewis, his final season. got to the super bowl. willis is happy. >> that's a good story. i lived in baltimore for a couple of years. >> you worked for the ravens? >> yeah. my very good friend is the mayor, stephanie rollings-blake. so i may try to get over there. >> you've got a political hookup. you better get down there. >> i hope you're watching, stephanie. >> you're going to see sunny in the good seats. >>> in
ABC
Jan 30, 2013 1:40am PST
atlanta with rain spreading in through the day. 80 across florida. >> thanks so much, jim. >>> new details about a missing american who vanished in turkey. grainy surveillance video was released by turkish police may offer the best lead investigators have as they search for the 33-year-old. the videos were taken january 20th, about two days before she was supposed to return to new york. she's seen eating alone and shopping before she disappeared. >> passport in the room, and i've heard even her cell phone was in the room. i don't like that combination, because that leads me to believe that someone was able to lure her out of the room. >> her husband and brother are in istanbul meeting with authorities and asking local media in their help in the search. she was traveling alone on what she described as her dream vacation. >>> the defense has started presenting its case in a murder trial unfolding in phoenix. jodi arias admitted to killing her boyfriend. she says, though, it was all in self-defense. >> reporter: jodi arias listens as her lawyers call witnesses to the stand. she's accu
ABC
Jan 18, 2013 2:35am EST
. 50s from atlanta to new orleans. >>> this next one is from our don't get mad, get even file. if you've ever been furious about your property tax bill, which can sometimes be more than your mortgage payment, here's a new folk hero. >> larry tried to may his $14,000 tax bill, so he came back with the whole thing in coins. >> he raided his grand kid's piggy banks and yes, the town took the money after spending a few hours counting to make sure it was all there. that is classic. have you ever touched your daughter's piggy bank? >> no, only to help her get it out. >> i needed money to do laundry and i borrowed it, but i paid it back. >> i've given her a $20 for like two $10s. when we were kids, we had like $3. >> kids are so greedy. >>> you've seen these guys on the beach hoping to score some lost jewelry or change. >> one prospector hit the jackpot. you could say he got the golden ticket. his metal detecter discovered a massive gold nugget, as in 11 pounds. >> the price of gold nearly $1700 an ounce. it's expected to sell for about $300,000. >> i've got to get me one of those things
ABC
Jan 1, 2013 2:45am EST
. thunderstorms from houston to new orleans and in atlanta, flooding is a possibility, as well. parts of west virginia and ohio could pick up a couple of inches of snow and windy in the northeast. >> the midwest will shiver in the cold air. minneapolis in the mid teens. the rose parade will get off to a chilly start. seattle and portland in the upper 30s. the northeast, seasonable. miami is our hot spot. a balmy 81. >> that's where i'm going next new year's, miami. >> sounds like a plan. >>> 2012 has seen a lot of ups and downs in the world of sports. >> brandi hitt takes a look back at the highlights and the low lights. >> reporter: the sports world gave us plenty to remember in 2012. in the nfl, eli manning and the giants orchestrated another improbable comeback win over the patriots. >> i truly have enjoyed being your quarterback. >> reporter: after being cut by the colts, peyton manning chose to play for the broncos and proved he still has what it takes. and the colts needed luck to replace manning for a playoff run and rall coach's battle with leukemia. >> i'm dancing to two more wi
ABC
Jan 29, 2013 2:35am EST
atlanta say they're a very hot item. >> no question. you need chicken wings for the super bowl. >> it's what the lord wants. >> it's not the super bowl without it. >>> later, serious allegations of the producers of "american idol," who is making claims that could turn into a legal drama? >> now we have accusations of racism on the show. rough start to that season. but details coming up in just a second. >>> but first, rethinking a century-old tradition. the boy scouts of america may do an about face when it comes to homosexuality within its ranks. >> they're considering a major shift by welcoming openly gay scouts and leaders. more from abc's larry jacobs. >> reporter: for generations, the boy scouts of america have adhered to a strict policy that excluded gays. but after years of protest, the iconic institution is poised to make a radical change that could open the door to gay scouts and scout leaders. after earning 21 merit badges, he was denied. his father said the change is overdo. >> the short answer is, it's about time. one of the points of the scout law is you have to be
ABC
Jan 31, 2013 1:40am PST
as far as the eye can see in this town about an hour north of atlanta. again, a funnel just crossing the interstate here in adairsville. for 20 minutes an f-2 tornado with wind estimated at 125 miles an hour demolished homes and businesses and pulled down power lines. >> there was no warnings from no sirens, no nothing. >> i was so scared it just picked me up and slinged me three times. >> reporter: overturned cars littered major georgia roads. and the twister picked up 18-cheelers and tossed them around like toys. >> i couldn't believe it picked my truck up and flipped it over lick that. i mean, i can't believe it. >> reporter: one person was killed in georgia. another death reported in tennessee when a tree fell on a shed where a man sought shelter. tornados there packed winds up to 115 miles an hour causing more misery. in indiana, a storm system left thousands in the dark and destroyed dozens of homes. >> i didn't know if i was going to make it through it or not. >> reporter: extreme weather marching across the country brought heavy rains and flooding to other areas. strong winds
ABC
Jan 15, 2013 1:40am PST
basketball shot that's unlikely to be repeated this season. it happened in atlanta at halftime at a hawk's game. >> a season ticketholder would win $1,000 for hitting a half court shot. wait for it, wait for it. it's up and oh, that is where the ball ended up, right on back of the rim. >> it was such a rare occurrence that the hawks did the right thing and gave the guy his $1,000 prize any way. good for him. >> i like it. not only did he make his money, the hawks won the game. enjoy the cash, dude. >>> coming up in "the skinny," how justin bieber is responding to complaints about his wardrobe. >>> later, why a young man invented this. a car for his parrot. there's more here than meets the eye. you're watching "world news now." >>> "world news now" weather brought to you by just for men mustache and beard. [ female announcer ] going to sleep may be easy, but when you wake up in the middle of the night it can be frustrating. it's hard to turn off and go back to sleep. intermezzo is the first and only prescription sleep aid approved for use as needed in the middle of the night when you can't
ABC
Jan 3, 2013 1:40am PST
in dallas, atlan atlanta, and new orleans. mostly 30s in the northeast. teens in minneapolis and fargo. >>> and coming up after the break, we told you about hannah storm's triumphant return to tv after a horrible propane accident that left her seriously hurt. >> up next, how to make sure your propane grill is safe and secure. great information you need to know, coming up on "world news now." >> announcer: "world news now" weather brought to you by ariba medical. every time someone chooses finish over cascade, it sparks a movement. look! no ugly spots! and see that shine! you've got to try finish. because once they try finish, they can't keep it to themselves. i'm switching for good. wow! awesome! finish is seriously good. cannot believe how great it works. incredible shine. i won't use anything else. love, love, love finish! so far over a million neighbors, friends, and family have switched to finish. join the finish revolution and get up to 50% off. [ male announcer ] why do more emergency workers everywhere trust duracell...?? duralock power preserve. locks in power for up to 1
ABC
Jan 9, 2013 1:40am PST
will move into atlanta by dinnertime. early snow showers in northern michigan and new york and vermont. >> temperatures in the northeast are 15 degrees above average. the carolinas will be close to 60 degrees. mid-50s in colorado springs and kansas city. >>> the duchess of cambridge, better known to us yanks as kate middleton, turns 31 years old today. >> the palace is not offering up any details, but considering her recent hospitalization for morning sickness, the pregnant duchess probably won't be kicking up her heels. >> as for a birthday gift from her husband, the prince, prince william, the tabloids are reporting that he's likely to present her with options for a new country home fit for a princess, of course. that's a very nice gift. but it's not like he's going to buy the country home. doesn't he have a bunch of homes? you can pick the home. i don't know if that's a good gift. he should go shopping for something. jewelry, flowers. >> probably the one gift they both love they'll never get, privacy. >>> up next, new affordable vacation getaways with your waistband in mind.
ABC
Jan 25, 2013 2:40am PST
weak area of low pressure, bringing an icy mix to cities like raleigh, atlanta, watch out for slick spots during the evening commute. as far as accumulations, 1 to 3 inches. higher along the spine of the appalachian. rob and sunny, back to you. >> thanks, jim. >>> jimmy kimmel has some act to follow. after a decade of being bumped because kimmel ran out of time for him, matt damon took over kimmel's show last night. >> he had kimmel tied the up in a chair with a gag in his mouth. hollywood a-listers were all guests. andy garcia took the place of kimmel's usual security guard and the stars kept on coming in. >> you want to be on "jimmy kimmel live?" >> is jimmy in there? >> no, jimmy is not hosting it, i am. >> yeah, of course. >> demi moore also joined in on the fun and jimmy's former girlfriend, sarah silverman. she and damon have worked before in that memorable video that we really can't say on broadcast television. >> it was very funny. i didn't realize that actually happened ten years ago you said, that matt damon was supposed to be on his show and they ran out of time with matt
ABC
Jan 17, 2013 1:40am PST
by the afternoon commute. heavy rain in atlanta and afternoon showers in orlando. >> fresh blast of arctic air keeping it cold in the midwest. fargo barely above zero after a cold start to the week, los angeles and phoenix going to warm up nicely. much warmer than usual in miami at 83 degrees. >> somewhere it's a lot warmer speaking of -- >> of? >> australia. it's usually hot down under. but it hit the boiling point yesterday for yerzi yankovic. >> he admits going nuts after what he thought was a bad call. maybe he was channeling his inner john mcenroe. >> he lost the first set tiebreaker. yankovic continued by hitting the umpire's chair. shouldn't that be grounds for -- what is he saying? >> i was wondering if he was speaking in english. he's saying, what'd i do? tell me. >> he threw a water bottle across the court, calmed down enough to win the match in five sets. that's the what we call a tennis tantrum. >> it's still not mcenroe-esque. but that was decent. that gets honorable mention in the tantrum department. >> someone translate that for us. >> oh, my god, oh, my god. >> thank
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